Walmart Plans to Make Blockchain-based Drones the Future of Delivery
Aug 16, 2019 at 12:04News
Walmart Inc., the American based and world’s biggest firm by revenue, at around $514.405 billion this year, filed a patent focusing on blockchain-backed drones. The company is highly interested and able to participate in innovative technologies including cryptocurrency and distributed ledger tech (DLT).
Bitcoin Now on Galaxy Note 10. Samsung Supports BTC in its Blockchain SDK
Aug 16, 2019 at 10:13News
The world’s largest information technology firm, Samsung Electronics, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, has successfully added Bitcoin support to its new upcoming distributed ledger tech (DLT) Keystore Software Development Kit (SDK), and the company has disclosed that its digital currency wallet is compatible with its latest Galaxy Note 10 smartphone handset. Samsung is one of the most active companies adopting cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions in 2018-2019.
Bitcoin Payments and Blockchain Tech Enters Banking Sector of Latin America
Aug 15, 2019 at 13:05News
In an effort to enable effective transnational payments using the Bitcoin Blockchain, around 60 Latin American banking institutions where almost 20 million users are active customers of money management services, are now busy developing modern financial systems based on distributed ledger tech, and this will give the people of South American countries an option to make Bitcoin payments.
U.S. SEC Postpones Verdicts on 3 Bitcoin ETFs Applications by Asset Managers
Aug 14, 2019 at 13:45News
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency responsible for regulating electronic securities markets in America, has once again postponed its verdict on 3 Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) applications. ETFs are considered by many in the digital asset industry as a breakthrough for mass adoption of BTC and other virtual currencies.
USA, Italy, and Denmark to Use Blockchain in E-Voting
Aug 13, 2019 at 12:24News
A good number of countries including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy, Estonia, Ukraine, Denmark and Russia are planning to use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to conduct their polls via sophisticated electronic processes and in other vital sectors. As the US presidential elections are getting closer, some blockchain-friendly candidates including Andrew Yang are proposing the use of the technology in e-polling, to avoid vote rigging and manipulation of poll results as what happened in the last elections.
China is Ready to Launch a Central Bank Cryptocurrency
Aug 13, 2019 at 10:38News
The world’s most populous country, China, is now more than willing to launch its new state-backed cryptocurrency, according to an official statement from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). With its population of over 1.4 billion people, if every Chinese decides to use this new stablecoin and may be one more token, the market for cryptocurrencies will see a major boost.